We have officially moved to Casper, Wyoming, but we have fantastic news! We are keeping our location in Texas by adding a partner in the Dallas area, specifically in Plano. This woman will care for and whelp our Texas guardian litters. She has experience with training dogs for service and therapy work, and I have had her over to my home many times to see my whelping and puppy raising process. She is passionate about everything involved and excited to join us as we develop our line. I will be able to fly down and assist her when needed, and plenty of dogs and pups will stay in the Dallas area for our Texas families. Carmel Bliss will officially have two locations, one in Texas and one in Wyoming. An aspiring repro vet may also be training with us this summer, and she will be able to assist in both locations if necessary! In the meantime, Astraea is looking beautiful and BIG! There are just a couple weeks left in this pregnancy, and she is bounding around and playing like she doesn’t have a care in the world. She is handling this move flawlessly so far, and I think she will love settling into her new room. We love our new space and we love the fact that we’re able to team up with other passionate dog lovers and expand.
First we would like to say that Wrecks and Astraea completed their Embark genetic tests and they are completely clear of everything Golden Retriever oriented including Ichthyosis, PRCD, PRA1, and PRA2 along with dozens of other tests that can be found on their Embark profiles for those interested. Wrecks completed and passed his OFA Hips, Elbows, Heart, and Patella X-Rays, and both Astraea and Wrecks have their yearly eye exams scheduled for a couple weeks from today. We’re so excited and proud! We also want to announce that Astraea went into heat MONTHS before she was expected to, and progesterone tests indicate that she did indeed ovulate. We will confirm the hoped for pregnancy at the end of September. She and Wrecks were exhaustive in their efforts to create a litter, and they simply adore one another. What a year this has been! If this pregnancy is successful, pups will be born around Halloween and will go home right before Christmas! We are now accepting deposits again!